It’s over. Ne-Yo’s estranged wife, Crystal Renay, has officially filed for divorce after accusing the “Miss Independent” singer of cheating.Renay, 36, filed the paperwork in Georgia on Monday, August 1, according to court documents obtained by Us Weekly.
The duo separated “on or about July 22, 2022, and since that date have continuously lived in a bona fide state of separation,” per the paperwork.The mother of three argued that she is “entitled to a divorce from [Ne-Yo] upon the ground that the marriage is irretrievably broken with no hope for reconciliation.” She further alleged in the docs that the “She Knows” crooner, 42, “committed the act of adultery.”Renay went on to claim that Ne-Yo “recently fathered a minor child with his paramour.” She asked the court for primary physical custody of their children — Shaffer, 6, Roman, 3, and Isabella, 13 months — and to share joint legal custody.
Renay is also seeking temporary and permanent alimony as well as a “sufficient amount of child support.”The divorce filing came just days after Renay publicly claimed on July 30 that Ne-Yo (real name Shaffer Chimere Smith) had been unfaithful during their marriage.The model alleged in an emotional Instagram post that she endured eight years of “unknowingly” sharing the musician with “numerous women.”“To say I’m heartbroken and disgusted is [an] understatement,” Renay wrote at the time. “To ask me to stay and accept it is absolutely insane.
The mentality of a narcissist.”She added in her post: “I will no longer lie to the public or pretend that this is something it isn’t.Read more on usmagazine.com